[CLASHING ROBOTS] This is all a horrible, chemical dream,
from the savage drumming to the woozy electronic manipulations. After
releasing Triangulum Australe a few years ago, the duo of Caitlin
Emo revivalists make the world a safe place to cry again.
Emo should’ve seen its slow decline coming. It was only a
matter of time before the melody-driven punk offshoot collapsed under
the heft of its aesthetical crimes against humanity—though the s
[CHAIN HANG LOW] This has not been the greatest year for hip-hop. So
many big-event albums have either failed to innovate (Drake’s #everythingwasthesame, er, Nothing Was the Same) or were elaborat
The Hackney brothers tried to bury their old band. It wouldn’t stay dead.
Up in Bobby Hackney’s attic, sealed in a white cardboard
box, lay a secret. A secret he and his brother, Dannis Hackney, kept
hidden from their closest family and friends for over 30 years.
Exhuming Portland’s forgotten extreme metal pioneers.
Metal has waged an uphill battle in Portland. For a long
time, the city’s indie-centricity kept heavier genres shoved away in the
deepest, darkest corners of the local music scene. Things are di